Mental health nurse's exposure to workplace violence leads to job stress, which leads to reduced professional quality of life - Itzhaki M, Bluvstein I, Peles Bortz A, Kostistky H, Bar Noy D, Filshtinsky V, Theilla M.

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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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No difference in mortality, but risk for suicide elevated with long - term benzodiazepine use
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news
Authors: Roessler PP, Bornemann R, Jacobs C, Pflugmacher R, Trost M, Hölscher-Doht S, Jansen H, Frey SP Abstract So far, there has been no clear explanation of the pathophysiological relationships in the development of HO. There is little experimental data dealing with the post-traumatic inflammatory response in terms of a balance between the repair of damaged muscle cells and the opposite response in its development. There are numerous indications regarding possible predisposing factors, such as existence of surrounding tissue hypoxia or the function of pro-angiogenic (VEGF e.g.) and osteoinductive (BMP e.g.)...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 -- For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), long-term benzodiazepine use is not associated with mortality, but there is an association for short-term...
Source: - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
This study uses data from the 2012 National Inpatient Sample to determine if mortality, length of stay, and discharge disposition are different between rural and urban American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) with alcohol abuse, depression, diabetes, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Results show no difference in mortality between groups. Alcohol abuse, depression, and diabetes are less prevalent in rural AI/ANs, and rural patients have shorter lengths of stay and fewer chronic conditions, diagnoses, and procedures. Finally, urban patients are discharged to short-term hospitals or skilled nursing facilities at higher...
Source: American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Am Indian Alsk Native Ment Health Res Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur findings suggest that PTSD is associated with increased fracture risk.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by intrusive symptoms, avoidance of trauma reminders, negative thoughts and mood, and alterations in arousal and reactivity that affects approximately 8% of U.S. military veterans in their lifetimes (Wisco et al., 2016). There is increasing interest in identifying genetic markers for PTSD, and understanding how these markers may be moderated by environmental and psychosocial risk and protective factors (e.g., Mota et al., 2018).
Source: Psychoneuroendocrinology - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Short Communication Source Type: research
This study assessed the phenomenon of sleep state misperception with regard to its prevalence and potential causes. For this purpose, 255  Bundeswehr soldiers who were admitted as psychiatric patients with sleep disorders were examined at the Bundeswehr Hospital of Hamburg. The symptoms of sleep state misperception are a consistently negative subjective appraisal of one’s own sleep. Objective measurements using electroencephalogra phy (EEG), however, suggest the opposite, namely that sleep is objectively undisturbed. This discrepancy was seen in 52% of the examined patients in an assessment of eight empiric...
Source: Somnologie - Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin - Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: research
Human Gene Therapy, Ahead of Print.
Source: Human Gene Therapy - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Underner M, Peiffer G, Perriot J, Jaafari N PMID: 30318431 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Siobhan Robinson, Christa C. Christ, Margaret M. Cahill, Sara J. Aldrich, Elisa Taylor-YeremeevaAbstractMany people will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime, with up to 20% developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or PTSD-like symptoms. In addition, the likelihood that females will develop PTSD after trauma is more than twice that of males. Despite its prevalence, current treatment strategies for trauma victims are limited and substantial portions of affected individuals remain resistant to treatment s...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
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